Financial Literacy (ISL352) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Financial Literacy ISL352 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Türkçe
Course Type Technical Elective Courses
Course Level Lisans
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Hasan KAVAL
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course aims to show the students what kind of tax issues after setting up a business, which type of company is suitable to start up a business, how to follow the business through financial statements when setting up a business and how to benefit from financial reports in daily life. It is to teach how to use financial statements to gain knowledge about the financial and economic situation of any company even if it is not a business owner.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Know about tax types and how to pay the tax
  • Recognize the commercial obligations in daily life
  • Reach the incentives for entrepreneurs and choose the right business type
  • Analyze the financial statements and benefit from them
  • Evaluate the economic and financial situation of the company on the balance sheet
  • Determine the profitability of the company and what the main sources of profit and loss are
  • Examine the financial policy, funding sources and investments of the company during the year based on the financial statements
Course Content Important financial statements such as balance sheet and income statement as well as conducting basic analysis.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Business and functions, companies and types of companies
2 Set up the company and the obligations according to company type
3 the incentives for entrepreneurs and route map
4 Tax types, levies and charges, types of earnings in income tax, tax declaration
5 Value added tax, trade documents used in commerce
6 Describing the accounting books - book keeping based on operation account
7 Midterm
8 financial statements and their functions
9 Examination of assets in the balance sheet, basic principles, interpretations
10 Examination of liabilites and equity in the balance sheet, basic principles, interpretations
11 Introducing the income statement, segmentation, interpretation
12 Introducing the income statement, segmentation, interpretation
13 Presentation of Cash Flow Statement, Interpretation, Interpretation
14 Vertical Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statements
15 Horizontal Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statements
16 final exam


Course Book 1. Orhan Sevilengül - Genel Muhasebe

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 20
Presentation 1 20
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 0
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Understanding and explaining the concepts regarding to the main fields of Management (Management, Production, Marketing, Accounting- Finance) and gaining the ability to apply these skills in management. X
2 Gaining the ability to use technology required for buseiness administration X
3 An ability to analyze the information and reports of the markets and businesses and setting goals with respect to results of the analysis. X
4 An ability to trace and evaluate the global, local and/or regional developments related to businesses and making strategic decisions. X
5 An ability to set a innovative business or an ability to use the knowledge in the operations of management(taking risk, finding resources, making market research, and preparing business plans etc.) X
6 An ability to apply knowledge regarding functions of management. X
7 An ability to have oral and written communication skills particular to management and use these skills effectively in professional relations X
8 Compliance with rules of Socials and business ethics and to the principles of social responsibility X
9 An ability to use life-long learning approach in order to adapt constantly changing environmental factors (technological, political ,economical, and socio cultural etc.) X
10 An ability to conduct research on management and reporting the outcomes with the related parties. X
11 Taking responsibility within the teamwork, thinking critically and taking initiative in problem solving. X
12 Using professional English in written and verbal communication. ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)
13 Having knowledge about law required by management.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 20 20
Homework Assignments 2 5 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 25 25
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 25 25
Total Workload 128